Chalet Partners with Alinea Group to Bring Michelin-Starred Dining to the North Shore

The Chalet in Wilmette has always had a vast selection of goods and services. Thousands of indoor and outdoor plants? Of course. Landscaping service? Naturally. Holiday décor, gifts and pet supplies? Sure. But three-star Michelin food for pickup? Now, that’s a first. This star-studded collaboration between the nationally lauded Alinea Group — co-owned by James […]

Firefly Kitchen Lights Up Wilmette

When you think of Brooklyn, what comes to mind? For me, it’s pickles. Pickles and Civil War beards. And hipsters riding gearless bikes, sporting said gnarly beards while eating homemade pickles from un-ironic Mason jars. So when I heard that a “Brooklyn Bistro” was opening in the old A La Carte space on Green Bay […]

Dedicated to Delicious

They make our world a little sweeter, crunchier, fresher and fun.   Chefs, restaurateurs, farmers and dreamers—all committed to making sure we love what’s on our plates, and also that we enjoy the dining experience. From savory to sweet, we’ve got the dish on: pop-up restaurants, dinner under the stars, the thrill of new arrivals, […]

Monthly Dinner Nights at Fuel

On Sunday, January 30, Fuel, a farm-to-table breakfast/lunch restaurant, will be holding a prix-fixe dinner event featuring local chef Michael Kropp. For $40 per person, diners will enjoy a three-course meal plus dessert from the restaurant that usually features only breakfast and lunch foods. First course options include Tuscan Bean Soup with Kale and Sausage, […]